Agartala: Two more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday in Tripura, taking the total number of cases in the state to 175.
A total of 847 samples were tested for COVID-19 on Thursday out of which two persons tested positive for the COVID-19 that includes one close contact of a previous patient.
Taking to twitter chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb informed, “847 samples have been tested today for COVID-19 & among them, 2 persons detected #POSITIVE.
One person at Churaibari Gate & another person was in contact with the previous POSITIVE patients who returned from Chennai. Stay safe & follow the Govt norms. #TripuraCOVID19count”
A total of 729 samples were collected on Thursday from across the state and 750 samples were tested in the lab and two tested positive.
So far, out of 173 positive cases, 150 persons were released after recovery from the COVID-19 care centre and presently only 23 persons are at Govinda Ballabh Pant hospital and COVID care centre.
So far, in Tripura, 20,349 persons have been placed under surveillance, out of which 14,792 persons were released after completion of 14 days observation period. Currently, there are 391 persons in facility quarantine, while 5,166 persons are in in-home quarantine.